The Ministry of Health and Medical services (MHMS) has established new sites for those eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination.

The new sites are on Guadalcanal, Western and Choiseul provinces. New mobile sites have also been set up in Honiara.

The MHMS advises that new sites have been set up at the Alligator Creek and Corona Market area. Another site has also been set up at the Tina Road.

In the Western province, a mobile team of vaccinators are now in Shortland to conduct vaccination at Kariki, Mono and Harapa communities.

For Choiseul, vaccination will continue at Taro Hospital, with one mobile vaccination team conducting vaccination in Moli.

The MHMS say that for Honiara the Central Field Hospital will continue with vaccination and is open Monday to Sundays 9 to 4pm.

The Honiara city council vaccination team will also set up a vaccination site at the Solomon Ports Car Park Area at Point Cruz today. 

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is urging everyone 18 years and above to take the COVID-19 vaccination before it is too late.

“Do not wait until there is an outbreak, do it now visit the vaccination centres or go to vaccination centres when our vaccination team come to your area.

“Do not wait for community spread, if that happens it is already too late to stop the spread of the virus and already too late to vaccinate,” he said.